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Increasing Number Of Leopard Sharks Off La Jolla Attracts Snorkeler...

Increasing Number Of Leopard Sharks Off La Jolla Attracts Snorkelers, Scientists

Aug. 18
By Katie Schoolov

Changing ocean temperatures have brought more leopard sharks to La Jolla Shores this summer than the previous two years, and the public can join Birch Aquarium for guided shark snorkels through September.

Imperial Valley Kids Get A Much-Needed Ride To The Beach

Imperial Valley Kids Get A Much-Needed Ride To The Beach

Aug. 16
By Ebone Monet

San Diego County has 70 miles of coastline. But for kids living in the inner city or in low-income communities, access to the region's beaches can be out of reach.

Imperial Beach Poised To Sue Over Sewage Spills

Imperial Beach Poised To Sue Over Sewage Spills

Aug. 1
By Erik Anderson

Imperial Beach officials are poised to sue the federal government unless the city sees progress in containing cross-border sewage spills.

Roundtable: More Visas, More Raids; Women Sue Salk Institute; Imper...

Roundtable: More Visas, More Raids; Women Sue Salk Institute; Imperial Beach Sues Big Oil

July 21
By Mark Sauer, Pat Finn

The number of temporary work visas increases, as does the number deportations. Three women scientists have now filed gender discrimination suits against the Salk Institute. And tiny Imperial Beach sues global conglomerates.

Trump's Border Wall Project In San Diego Faces Environmental Lawsuit

Trump's Border Wall Project In San Diego Faces Environmental Lawsuit

July 14
By Jean Guerrero

An environmental group has filed a lawsuit claiming the federal government has failed to conduct the legally required environmental analysis for border barrier.

Strong Rip Currents Expected Into The Weekend In San Diego

Strong Rip Currents Expected Into The Weekend In San Diego

July 13
By City News Service

Big waves at San Diego County beaches stemming from post-tropical Cyclone Eugene are expected to be somewhat lower Thursday, but strong rip currents will remain a concern into the weekend.

La Jolla Cove Named Fifth Most Bacteria-Ridden Beach In State

La Jolla Cove Named Fifth Most Bacteria-Ridden Beach In State

July 3
By Claire Trageser

La Jolla Cove has been named the fifth-most polluted beach in California by the annual Beach Report Card from the environmental nonprofit Heal the Bay.

San Diego Archaeologists Are Going Underwater For A Deeper Look At ...

San Diego Archaeologists Are Going Underwater For A Deeper Look At Humanity's Past

June 16
By David Wagner

A number of local researchers are launching new efforts in the field of marine archaeology. They want to learn how ancient people adapted to changing coastlines — especially now that humanity faces rising sea levels again.

Great White Shark Spotted Off Silver Strand Beach

Great White Shark Spotted Off Silver Strand Beach

June 8
By City News Service

A reported sighting of a great white shark just outside the surf line at Silver Strand State Beach Thursday morning prompted a warning for beachgoers visiting the popular stretch of ocean shoreline.

Will Planned Upgrades To Tijuana Water Treatment Plant Be Enough To...

Will Planned Upgrades To Tijuana Water Treatment Plant Be Enough To Stop Sewage Spills?

June 7
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Mexican officials say they are moving forward with a nearly $25 million upgrade to Tijuana’s coastal water treatment plant. But the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates the city's sewage system needs $400 million in improvements and repairs.